Chocolate Peanut Fudge Bars (Midwest)

READY IN: 4hrs 15mins
Recipe by Brenda.

I got this recipe from the inside of the cream cheese carton- Yum! I do recommend doubling the chocolate cookie crumbs as some reviewers have noted it doesn't cover the bottom of the pan very well with only 2 cups.

Top Review by SarahSmiles117

I love this! It combines my favorite things: peanuts, chocolate and cream cheese! I'm definitely making this for my next bake sale!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl combine the crust ingredients, mix well.
  2. Press firmly into the bottom of a 9x13 pan.
  3. Refrigerate crust for 20-30 minutes.
  4. In another medium bowl, combine filling ingredients, and blend at low speed for 30 seconds, and then on medium high speed 2 minutes or until light and fluffy.
  5. Spread over crust.
  6. In a medium saucepan, melt chocolate chips over low heat, stirring constantly until smooth. (You can also microwave the chips at 30 second intervals, stirring between each interval until smooth).
  7. Stir in peanut butter, blend well. (If using microwave method, you might want to microwave for 30 seconds to melt the peanut butter a bit after adding it to the chocolate).
  8. Stir in peanuts.
  9. Spread over filling.
  10. Refrigerate at least 4 hours, store leftovers in the refrigerator as well.

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